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Rutgers Symphony Orchestra

Mason Gross School of the Arts

Create Yourself at Mason Gross

Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University–New Brunswick offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in dance, design, filmmaking, music, theater, and visual arts on an inspiring campus closely networked with the local and NYC arts communities. Join a dynamic community of artists who study, teach, create, perform, and exhibit together. Mason Gross gives you myriad opportunities to explore and refine your craft, on campus and in the larger arts community around the region.

4:1
Student-to-faculty ratio
#24
Ranked undergraduate fine and studio arts program

College Factual

300+
Esteemed faculty
Top
10
Ranked undergraduate music program

College Factual

Film students

Students discuss their choice to study dance, music, theater, film, art, and design and what life is like at Mason Gross

Endless Professional Pathways

Study, practice, and create in intimate settings as you collaborate with a faculty of professional artists. Students are encouraged to cultivate their own artistic voice while honing the technical skills needed to be masters of their craft.

More Than an Education

“The professors here are not only my teachers, but my collaborators.”


Sydney Coons, BFA Stage Management

Sydney Coons

Not "Just" an Arts School

“Mason Gross isn’t just an arts conservatory; it’s Rutgers University.”


Charles de Agustin, BFA Filmmaking and Philosophy

Charles de Augstin

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center

Catch Mason Gross dance, theater, and music students performing at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, which opened in September 2019.

Mason Gross School of the Arts Dance Company